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    Identity In China

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    Humans have many different characteristics that make up their identity. It could include their nationality, ethnicity, tribe, religion, etc. That is only one aspect of what makes an identity, the other would be how strong a person feels about one part of their identity over the other. If you asked an American citizen who they were, what would they answer? Would they say that firstly they are American, Baptist, White, or some other characteristic? Would they be willing to compromise the very values and ideas that make up their identity before the laws and government that rule over them? This gets to the point of the Central Asian Muslims in Xinjiang province of China. During the 18th Century the Manchus incorporated the land the Central Asian…

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    Separatism In China

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    restrict the power of religion and their leaders. On the other hand, Muslim has long experienced the problem of radicalization. Xinjiang is no exception. Muslim Separatism, denoted by central government as Eastern Turkestan, is at least the most nominal reason behind the tension and unrest. This is also the state-endorsed cause for the conflicts; in 2004, Chinese President Hu Jintao identified…

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    Religion In China Essay

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    Christianity or Judaism. There are two branches of Islam: Sunni and Shiite, as well as Sufism. The Quran is the source of Islamic teachings. Despite its origins in the Middle East, Islam can also be found in Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and even China, among many others . Islam is the major religion of at least ten of China’s ethnic groups. The Hui are the largest group. But it is also the major religion of the Turkic-speaking ethnic group, the Uighurs, of Xinjiang Autonomous Region to…

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    very controversial to this day because some might argue that the CCP did the right thing in marching into Tibet and liberating its people from the feudal government while others argue that the CCP marched into Tibet for its own interests. This issue is still a very controversial topic to this day. In addition, after the Ganden Phodrang government was kicked out by the CCP, forced them into exile in 1951 they are still protesting around the world and drawing attention to themselves by saying that…

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    Functioning as the crucial pathway of Ancient Rome, Iran and China, Xinjiang also links the cultural exchange between China and India. The Buddhist artifacts discovered in Xinjiang rarely came with exact evidence that proves time, which brings difficulty to the creation of a chronology. Buddhism prevails roughly from 5th century to the 9th century in the surrounding areas including the Gandhara regions (犍陀罗), Central India, Iran, Han Chinese areas and other small sovereignties, which all brought…

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    Chechnya Conflict

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    conflicts. There is conflict and disagreements all over the world. Conflicts around the globe include religious, economic, political, struggles for independence and even battles over resources. Here we will look at the similarities and differences that occur in Xinjiang, Chechnya and Quebec as they struggle over religious, political and economic issues In Chechnya religious unrest exist between the dominant Chechens a Caucasian-speaking people who are mainly Muslin. They have been struggling…

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    Norimitsu Onishi Summary

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    Griest’s experiences in China do not support Norimitsu Onishi’s argument that the Chinese have a more inclusive definition of identity than the Japanese, due to China’s desire to create national unity under one cultural identity. According to Onishi, “Chinese identity has transcended from a long cultural and linguistic tradition that has been passed on to fourth-generation Chinese-American students, or the children of Chinese operating a restaurant in Lagos, Nigeria. Overseas Chinese are able to…

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    Among these the policy of regional autonomy for minorities is the most fundamental. Under this policy, five autonomous regions; Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, Guangxi, Ningxia and Tibet, as well as diverse autonomous prefectures, counties, nationality townships and towns have been set up. An autonomous region is a first-level managerial subdivision of China. Like Chinese provinces, an autonomous region has its own local government, but an autonomous region has more legislative rights. An autonomous…

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    Dzungar Genocide Essay

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    Dzungar Genocide The Dzungar people were located in the upper west part of China, later named Xinjiang. In 1775 the war with Qing dynasty began. It was said to end in 1758 or 1759, no one is for sure when the genocide ended. During this time mainly men were killed and most of the women and children were separated among the Qing soldiers. The estimated number that died is from 600,000 to 800,000. Beside the war there was a smallpox’s break out. The Dzungar Genocide was a mass murder, and they…

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    Australia • China-born people in Australia predominately speak Mandarin, Cantonese and Chinese at home (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2011). • The majority of China-born people speak English well or very well (67.1%), whilst approximately 32% do not speak English well or at all (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2011). China • Mandarin is the official language of the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan. • Chinese people from Hong Kong and the Guangdong province of the People’s Republic of…

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